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Monument plan would be a boon

Posted by on April 4, 2012

The president of the Monterey County Business Council, has weighed in on the effort to declare Fort Ord a national monument:

Designation of Fort Ord as a national monument would be a sound investment in our future. Tourism is the second largest industry in Monterey County. More than 8.5 million visitors come to the county each year, investing just over $2 billion in the economy and employing 20,900 people.

A new national monument, befitting the cultural and environmental heritage we cherish, would bring more visitors and visibility to the Central Coast.

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